Dec 25, 2012 6:00am PST
and lots of them. he goes all out might be an understatement. michael with our affiliate kwch shows us how the 13-year-old boy's passion agrees with each passing year. >> reporter: this is what cody hannah lives for. not presents. >> it started when i was 7. >> not the food. >> i just started liking lights. >> reporter: for cody, it's all about the lights. >> this is it. >> reporter: and each year, he has a goal. >> get bigger. more lights. way more lights. >> he has liked looirts ever since he was probably a baby. >> reporter: for cody, it wasn't that lodge ago. he's only 13. >> when he was about 7, he decided that he was going to start decorating his room. >> reporter: from a few lights in his room to this. what else can you say? >> yeah. it's cool! very cool! this is my new thing this year. >> reporter: this 13-year-old's efforts go beyond a few extension cords. >> it runs through your fmt m radio. i'll have a sign out there that says which channel to turn to and you turn to that and you'll be able to listen to it. >> reporter: the light display has programmed music run by special softw
Dec 27, 2012 1:40am PST
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Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm EST
, michael jordan, the king of the bulls, oprah winfrey had her show, and barack obama who came anonymously. and he is arguably today's most influential. >> host: in chicago community organizer, you quote him. saying that obama was one of the most cautious people i ever met in my life. he was never willing to to take risks, vote a straight nomination of someone who would have to weigh everything to death, and then take a dramatic risk at the end. >> guest: that sounds like president obama, too. some ways that characteristic can be looked at as his life and career. but as a community organizer, the whole notion and method for community organizing was to take action, and you have to seize it. he was one of his mentors. barack obama was sort of a different sort. looking for ways to not confront in other ways. i can be >> host: while he was there as a community organizer, what was the president's life like? >> guest: he lived in hyde park. a great part of the city, it is notoriously known as a city in the united states. hyde park was a pocket of immigration. seems very comfortable there. he wou
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am EST
. chicago was the place to be at that point as i right in the book. three people arrived in chicago, michael jordan came during that period, and barack obama came anonymously and arguably today. >> host: jerry gelman, a chicago community organizer, said obama was one of the most cautious people i have ever met in my life. he was not unwilling to take risks but was a strange combination of someone who would have to weigh everything to death and then take a dramatic risk at the end. >> guest: that sounds like president obama too. in some ways that characteristic can be looked at in his life and career. as a community organizer, the whole notion, the method for community organizing was to take action, our does not exist in a vacuum. youpower does not exist in a vacuum. you have to seize it. cameron was one of his bosses during that period, barack was a different story. he was looking for ways to not confront but achieved in other ways. that can be frustrating at times but help him get where he wanted to go. >> host: when he was there as a community organizer what was the president's life like?